Usher Jill ScottYesterday, Extra revealed that Jill Scott will be appearing on NBC’s smash “The Voice.” 

The new season of the music competition kicks off on Feb. 24. Usher told Extra, “That’s my secret weapon, incredible, as a writer, as a musician, as an actress, all those elements really help to prepare artists.”

Jill said getting involved with the show was a no brainer.  “When Usher calls, you take the call.”

Next up, Jill will appear in the James Brown tale “Get On Up”, which hits theaters this Summer 2014.

Season 6 of “The Voice” premieres at 8 PM Monday, Feb. 24 on NBC.

We sat down with Jill when she was promoting “Baggage Claim.” You can read the interview here.